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Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Ajami - January 26, 2011

Ajami, 2009

Directors: Scandar Copti, Yaron Shani
Origin: Germany | Israel
Languages: Arabic | Hebrew
Running time: 120 min

When their uncle wounds an important clan member, 13-year-old Nasri (Fouad Habash) and his older brother, Omar (Shahir Kabaha), fear he has put their whole family in terrible danger in this moving, Oscar-nominated drama set on the West Bank. A truce is arranged, but Omar must start selling drugs to pay the fine he now owes. Meanwhile, a number of other locals struggle to negotiate the political and social tinderbox of Jaffa's Ajami neighborhood. (from

MPAA rating: Not rated
U.S. box office: $621,240

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